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VOL. LIV 



WELLESLEY, MASS., NOVEMBER 15, 1945 



NO. 8 



victoryAuthor-BookRaiiy Junior Class Will Unveil 

Inaugurates Bond Drive; 
Noted Writers to Appear 



A Victory Book and Author 
Rally under the joint sponsorship 
of the Village and College War Fi- 
nance Committees will inaugurate 
the eighth war loan drive in Welles, 
ley at Alumnae Hall November 27 
at 8:30 p. m. 

Speakers at the tally will be 
Mary Vardoulakis, Wellesley '44, 
author of Gold in the Streets, 
George and Helen Papashvilly, who 
wrote the recent best-seller, Any- 
thing Can Happen, and Katherine 
C. Balderston, of the Department 
of English Literature, editor of 
Thraliana. Miss Elizabeth W. Man- 
waring, Chairman of the Depart- 
ment of English Composition, will 
act as Mistress of Ceremonie's. 

Charging for admission one war 
bond, the drive runs under the 
slogan, "the bigger the bond, the 
better the seat." Bonds may. be pur- 
chased through house war repre- 
sentatives, or at the bond booth 
near the El table. House represen- 
tatives will also canvass in the 
dormitories from November 19 to 
29. 

After the rally, autographed 
copies of Gold in the Streets and 
Anything Can Happen will be 
sold. 

Gold in the Streets, Mary Var- 
doulakis" first novel, for which she 
received the Intercollegiate Fellow- 
ship in 1945, has just been pub- 
lished by Dodd-Mead Company. 

Anything Can Happen, current 
best-seller by the Russian-born 
Papashvillys is the humorous story 
of the authors' discovery of Ameri- 
ca, showing the things accom- 
plished by democracy, and the 
ways in which it has failed. 

Miss Balderston received an in- 
ternational award for Thraliana, 
the work of her sabbatical year. 

In this drive the college is rep- 
resented by Miss Barbara Trask, 
faculty head of the War Finance 
Committee, Mary Jo Lamb '46, stu- 
dent head and Pauline Auger '48, 
assistant head. "Perhaps, if we do 
this, we will not be ashamed to 
talk face to face to a man who 
stood on Bataan, fighting our war.' 



Captain Horton 

Receives DSM 

From U.S. Navy 

Mrs. Horton, back in Washing- 
ton for a day in her official role 
as a Captain in the Navy and 
Head of the WAVES, received the 
Distinguished Service Medal in 
special ceremonies at the Navy 
Department Wednesday, November 
7. The presentation was made by 
Secretary of the Navy Forres- 
tal, who praised Captain Hor- 
ton for "translating her exper- 
ience-based theories into actuality" 
thus bringing about "the generally 
recognized acceptance of women 
as an integral part of the naval 
service." 

The Distinguished Service Med- 
al award was "established with 
the purpose of rewarding those 
persons, either military or civ- 
ilian, who in position of great re- 
sponsibility render outstanding 
service to the United States Gov- 
ernment." 

Head of the WAVES since that 
branch of the Navy was organized 
in August, 1942, Captain Horton 
is now on extended leave at Wel- 
lesley as President of the College. 

The Wellesley College News, 
with the rest of the college, wishes 
to express its pride in Mrs. Hor- 
ton's contribution to the winning 
of the war and in her self-dedica- 
tion to a task which she felt she 
must do. We welcome her back 
to Wellesley from a job well done, 
and offer our sincerest congratu- 
lations for receiving the acclaim 
of her country. 

An exhibit, including Captain 
Horton's Navy Commission of 
July 31, 1942, giving her the rank 
of Lieutenant-Commander, pic- 
tures, and articles on the Distin- 
guished Service Medal, is on dis- 
play in the Library. 



Candlelight Vespers Will Be Held 
At Memorial Chapel Sunday Night 

Dr. Charles Smith, Rector of St. Andrew's Church, 
Will Speak On Traditional Theme of "Light" 




'The Body Politic' Starring 
DeLutio, Gormley New Hit 



Choir Officers 



"If you can reach home with 
your candle still burning, any wish 
you make is sure to come true." 
This is the tradition back of the 
Candlelight Vespers to be held 
this Sunday at 7:30 in Houghton 
Memorial Chapel. 

Dr. Charles Smith, Rector of 
St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 
Wellesley, will be the speaker, 
taking as his central theme the 
topic "light." A volunteer choir 
will sine at the service. 

Candlelight vespers lias been a 



As the paper goes to press 
Irene Peterson '46, Chairman 
of Service Fund, announces 
that Service Fund, has reached 
its goal of $15,000. 



tradition at Wellesley for many 
years. A candle is placed before 
each seat in chapel, and during 
the service a light is started by 
the minister from which every 
candle is lighted. At the conclu- 
sion of the service, the members 
of the congregation, each holding 
a lighted candle, march out in 
pairs and line the road from chap- 
el. When the chapel has been 
emptied, the two lines break up 
and everyone walks home shield- 
ing her candle from the wind. 




Nan Weiser and Maxine Bublitz 

Countess Begins Visit 
To College; Will Reside 
At Tower During Stay 

Countess Jean de Pange, for- 
merly Princess Pauline deBroglie, 
will be resident at Tower Court 
for two weeks beginning Friday, 
November 23, under the auspices 
of the French Department. 

While here, Madame de Ponge 
will lecture on Monday, November 
26 at 7:30 in -Pendleton Hall on 
"Madame deStael and Napoleon." 
On Wednesday, November 28, she 
will address a smaller group on 
"Madame de Stael, novelist." She 
will also conduct French 306 sev- 
eral times. Students may meet her 
informally during her stay. 

Countess dePange has written 

(Continued on Page7, Column 1) 



David Morton 
Gives Reading 
Of Own Poems 

David Morton, poet-in-residence 
at Wellesley, will give the third 
poet's reading of the year Monday, 
November 19 at 4:45 in Pendleton 
Hall. Mr. Morton, who comes to 
Wellesley under the auspices of the 
Catharine Lee Bates Fund, lecturei 
oil Amy Lowell to Miss Elizabeth 
Wheeler Manwaring's class in 
Modern Poetry the day of his ar- 
rival, November 6 and he will speak 
to the same class on Robert Frost 
Tuesday, November 13 at 2:40 in 
room 222 in Founders. 

Mr. Morton has been a professor 
of English at Amherst College 
since 1924. During the years 1925- 
29 he was the compiler of the Am- 
herst Undergraduate Verse. He 
has edited several anthologies of 
verse. Before going to Amherst, 
Mr. Morton reported for the Louis- 
ville Herald and other Louisville, 
Kentucky, newspapers and taught 
English and history in high schools. 
His more recent volumes of origin- 
al verse include All In One Breath, 
1939, Angel of Earth and Shy, 
1011 A Letter to Youth, 191,2, and 
This Is For You, 1943. 

Mr. Morton received his B.b. 
from Vanderbilt University in 
Nashville, Tennessee in 1909 and 
his M.A. from Amherst. He is a 
member of Phi Beta Kappa, The 
Poetry Society of America, The 
Poets' and the Lyric Society. 



Wellesley's Ninth Junior Show to Introduce Two 

Ballets, Eleven Original Songs Saturday Evening; 

Proceeds Will Be Donated To Foster Parents' Plan 

The curtain will rise on "The 
Body Politic," the Class of 47's 
offering to Junior Show traditions, 
musical comedy hits, and posterity, 
Saturday evening in Alumnae 
Hall. Although the Juniors will 
disclose the facts that the cos- 
tumes are the prettiest, the songs 
the peppiest, the dances the 
smoothest, and the acting the 
grandest, they refuse to reveal a 
clue to the plot. But as one of 
the cast remarked after a gruel- 
ing two-hour rehearsal, "Some- 
thing new has been added!" 

After the performance on Sat- 
urday evening, another Junior 
Show will have taken its place be- 
side the grand and glorious pro- 
ductions of years past. It all 
started back in 1936 with "In One 
Ear and Gone Tomorrow," and 
gathered momentum in succeeding 
years with "Fair and Slightly 
Warmer," "Taming of the Few,'' 
"Phoney Island," "1942 and All 
That," "W. C. T. U.— Wellesley 
College's Terrific Upset," "Nau- 
tical But Nice," and "The Devil to 
Pay." In 1945, with momentum 
tripled, the Class of '47 will proud- 
ly present "The Body Politic." 

In two weeks, the cast has co- 
ordinated three full acts, eleven 
songs, and two ballets. They're 
ready, willing, and more than able 
to project their various pieces de 
resistance to the audience No- 
vember 17. Juniors can hardly 
wait to get behind the footlights 
of Alumnae Hall and show the 
students, mothers, fathers, hus- 
bands, and various assorted friends 
and relatives what all the shout- 
ing has been about. 

Among the all-star cast of 200 
are Dorothy De Lutio, Barbara 
Gormley, Anne Suttie, Peggy Good- 
willie, Angie Mills. Nancy For- 
sythe. Cora Jane Baxter Lor ette 
Field, Jean Doern, Sue Pillsbury. 
Marie Vallance, Jean Rowland. 
Ann Hartman, Mary Lou Shnver, 
Gertrude Puccia, Betty Blake 
Cobev Misch Root. Lee Briggs. 
Sue Ferris. Jean Lazarus, Mike 
(Continued on Page n. Column 3) 



DOT TIE DELUTIO 

Barn Play, Dec. 7-8, 
Stars Melvoin As Saint 
In Religious Allegory 

Barnswallows will present as 
their second production of the 
year, on Fridav and Saturday, 
December 7 and 8, "The Tidings 
Brought to Mary." A religious 
allegory written by Paul Claudel, 
the play is the story of the 
struggle for salvation. It is es- 
pecially significant just now since 
it represents order coming out of 
chaos. 

Marilyn Melvoin '48 will play 
the role of Violaine, a simple 
young girl who, through her suf- 
fering, becomes a saint; Gertrude 
Puccia '47 will be Violaine's sis- 
ter Mara, symbolizing Evil; and 
Martha Richardson '46 will play 
the role of Violaine's mother. The 
male parts will be filled by two 
Harvard students, Henry Rob- 
bin^ as Pierre, and Roger Johnson 
as Jacques. 

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String Quartet 
To Play at the 
Concert Series 

The Budapest String Quartet 
will present an evening of chamber 
music Thursday, December 6 in 
Alumnae Hall, as the second in the 
Wellesley Concert Series. 

Highlighting the selections will 
be a new work by Darius Milhaud, 
a member of the famous French 
Group of Six. Mr. Milhaud speaks 
of his auartet as a musical tribute 



Boston Hospital 

Needs College 
Volunteer Help 

At least 15 more Wellesley stud- 
ents are neded to work in the wards 
at Boston City Hospital one after- 
Soon a week. Nancy Potter '46, 
Head of C. A. Social Service Com- 
mittee, pointed out that "theneed 
for girls to do this work is as 
acute as it was at any time dur- 
the war. The shortage of 



to the Franch Composer, Gabriel me 

Faure. As this is Faure's centen«4Idoctors and nurses '^,.^»»^ en _°. u ^ 



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nilT*yea7rthe"prVentation of theCmd in the Boston City Hospital 
music comes at an especially ap- 



propriate time. 

Mozart's Quartet in F Major and 
Beethoven's Quartet in B Flat Ma- 
jor, Op. ISO', both among the com- 
posers' best-loved works, will also 
be played by the Quartet. The lat- 
ter will be given in its original 
form, which includes the fugal 
finale. . 

The artists who comprise this 
Quartet are Josef Reisman, first 
violin, Edgar Ortenberg, second 
violin, Boris Kroyt, viola, and Mis- 
cha Schneider, 'cello. 

The members of the Budapest 
String Quartet have been received 
wherever they have played with an 
enthusiasm which surpasses even 
exceptional praise. Of their concert 
in Boston last year, the Boston 
Herald wrote: "If you were at the 
concert of the Budapest String 
(Continued on Page 4, Column l) 



one ward has had to be closed for 
lack of help." 

No experience is needed to do 
ward work, which consists of help- 
ing around the wards by carrying 
trays and delivering flowers, talking 
to the parents, and occasionally do- 
me some secretarial or reception 
work. Because of their heavy 
schedules, freshmen are not per- 
mitted to do social work during 
the first semester; any other stud- 
ent is eligible. 

One completely free afternoon 
is necessary for such work Trans- 
portation to and from the hospital 
is provided by the Committee 
Cars leave the Quadrangle at 
about 1:30 on Monday, and 
Friday afternoons, and return 
in time for dinner. All interested 
are urged to get in touch with 
Nancv Potter in Pomeroy or in 
the C. A. Office. 



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SHARE THE ATOM OR SPLIT THE 
WORLD 

"Until the problem of the control of atomic- 
power is solved un a world U >'<l, no nation 
will feel secure. This was the gist of a report 
by atomic scientists on the eve of the debate 
over the May-Johnson bill. American-British 
efforts to solve the problem so far have been 
competently directed towards power-politics 
and away from the "world level." 

Our policy has already given impetus to an 
atomic race that will make the armament races 
of previous history look like child's play. Rus- 
sia has approximately doubled appropriations 
for her uranium fields for the coming year. 
Neither the theory nor the practice of making 
atomic bombs can conceivably be kept secret 
for long. Our nation may persist in playing 
ostrich, but when another nation has equalled 
us in atomic power an American plea to have 
that power placed under world control is going 
to fall on deaf and scornful ears. 

Remember, the era of time-to-prepare-for-a- 
comeback has been completely annihilated. As 
few as a dozen strategically placed bombs could 
instantaneously reduce our country's war poten- 
tial to nothing. We would become a devas- 
tated and defeated nation within thirty sec- 
onds. Now is the time to establish thorough 
international control. The alternative is a 
fearful one — the certainty that some part of 
the world is in constant danger of destruction. 
International control is the only means of re- 
ducing that certainty to a relative degree of 
improbability. 

The greatest value that our nation can derive 
from our atomic knowledge is the implementa- 
tion of world cooperation that would result 
from our efforts to share the knowledge now. 
It is ridiculous for us to proclaim our beliefs 
in internationalism at the very moment when 
we are following a strictly nationalistic policy 
<h respect to the atomic bomb. For after 
all, the atomic background is the setting in 
which the international drama must be played 
from now on. At the present time that drama 
is little more than a farce. But our nation is 
rapidly converting it into a tragedy. Take 
• r choice. 



GIVEN INTELLIGENTLY 

Word has been received that Service Fund 
has reached its goal of $15,000. Wellesley may 
be proud of this record. Such unhesitating re- 
sponse indicates our recognition of the continued 
seriousness of post-war need. The increased 

al uver last year was occasioned by the fact, 
thai many countries were closed to the aid of 
humane organizations until the fighting was 
over. In fulfilling the goal Wellesley has dem- 
onstrated a world interest and responsibiliiv 
strong enough to have brought about action. 
It. indicates thai students who have been read- 
in- the papers and attending lectures on the 
due need of much of the population of the 
world have been more than temporarily merely 
appalled, and have fell, even in the midst of 
i n n comfortable situation in this country and 
at college, serious concern for the tragedy and 
disaster of fellow human beings in other na- 
tions. Had Wellesley not made its goal, its 
failure would have been explained and partially 
excused as that of the uncomprehending women 
of an ivory tower. At this time we have ob- 
viously and thoroughly avoided such an accu- 
sation. 

The Service Fund slogan, ''Give intelligently: 
know where your money goes" is significant. 
Only an awareness of the situation and of how 
much and in what way we could help produced 
the increased fund of $2,000. W 7 e must there- 
fore pay a high tribute to members of Service 
Fund who carried on an intelligent and intense 
campaign. Their '"uncoventional" drive served 
the fundamental purpose of making each stu- 
dent in the college aware that now was the 
time. 

Money contributions often seem to be a long 
way from actual aid to suffering peoples. Funds 
however are a preliminary essential. Such con- 
tributions are the one and vital method by 
which we are at present able to help. Our 
initial seriousness concerning the homeless and 
starving today may foreshadow a continued 
serious concern toward the wide range of world 
problems. The realization of serious need is 
inevitably the first step toward solution of prob- 
lems. As we consider where Wellesley's con- 
tribution will go and how it will help we are 
i edingly gratified that we were able to reach 
the goal set for us. 



RHYME - SHEETS 

"Poems for sale, poems for sal6!" Soon we 
hope the voices of the rhyme-sheet hawkers 
will ring across the Wellesley campus. David 
Morton, poet-in-residence at Wellesley for the 
past week has already aroused considerable 
enthusiasm with his scheme for stimulating stu- 
dent interest in both reading and writing poetry 
by the sale of "rhyme sheets." 

Rhyme sheets, as Mr. Morton explains, are 
mimeographed copies of the best poems written 
each month, or fortnight, printed on colored 
paper, and sold for a nominal price, five or 
ten cents. The custom harks back to the seven- 
teenth century and the days of town criers and 
newshawkers, but in its twentieth century guise 
it has proved most popular on college campuses. 
Most of us have at one time or another tried 
our hand at writing poetry when we needed 
an outlet for some pent-up emotion. It may 
not have been very good poetry, but then again 
we may never have let anyone read it, so we 
don't know whether it was any good or not. 
A versification course might have been the an- 
swer but perhaps it didn't fit into our schedule. 
With the innovation of rhyme sheets, our poetic 
efforts could be modestly slipped into a box 
provided for the purpose there to await judg- 
ment by a small faculty-student committee. If 
the poem warranted publication suddenly we 
would find ourselves in the literary limelight 
of the campus. If not the manuscript would 
be returned with helpful comments and an in- 
vitation to try again. 

Whether or not we are interested in writing 
poetry we are all interested in reading it. We 
don't get enough opportunity a1 college to know 
and read what our Fellow Btudents are writing 
and thinking. We may be living next door to 
a poet-to-be, a girl about whom we may one 
1 . say "I knew her when" and never realize 
it. 



Beyond the Campus 



by Michal Ernst '47, 

Forum Representative to Herald 

Tribune Forum 



The news from China — in fact, in 
tone, in style, — reads with a sicken- 
ing familiarity. We have become 
so accustomed to war reporting in 
the past five years that the impli- 
cation of these~reports separates it- 
self from the seeming monotony 
only when we realize with a shock 
that this is the Feace we have cov- 
eted for so long. "The Communist 
Eighth Route Army, holding 
Shanhaikwan against the Nation- 
alist Thirteenth and Fifty-second 
armies, was 'fighting grimly' and 
.... the fighting is still raging," 
rings sadly too true to the journal- 
ism upon which our college genera, 
tion has been brought up. If this 
situation in China continues to de- 
velop at the present pace, the New 
York Times will turn to banner 
headlines all the way across the top 
of the front paee again, and the 
people of the United States and 
other nations will eo back to the 
posts that they have been joyously 
vacating during the past three 
months. 

In retrospect, the warnings^ of 
the recent world war look obvious. 
We wonder why we didn't see what 
was bound to happen. Upon re- 
course to some small part of our 
conscience that allows us the lux- 
ury of honesty, (with ourselves at 
least), we recognize the fact that 
we did know what was bound to 
happen. We simply refused to be- 
lieve the inevitable. We looked at 
the situation — and then quickly 
turned our faces to the wall. 

This time, once again, we can 
not help seeing the inevitability 
of another great conflict involving 
not only the two parties to civil 
war in China, but also our own na- 
tion, centainly Russia, probably, 
once again, a good part of the 
world, and, the lethal atomic bomb, 
— unless we take positive action im- 
mediately. 

We are alread" involved in 
China, infinitely more involved 
than we were in Europe. There are 
actuallv many American troops in 
China, and the Chinese Communists 
are charging our troops with "acts 
of armed intervention." Lieut. 
Gen. Wedemyer, the American 
commander in China, to whom the 



complaints were addressed, denied 
that our troops were provoking 
trouble; he asserted that they had 
"only been involved in minor skir- 
mishes." We are involved in the 
Chinese civil war. 

Our State Department is deny- 
ing that any plans have been made 
to transfer 3.000 planes of the 
American Air Force to the Chinese 
National Government, but the 
Chinese, according to a high 
Chinese government official, are al- 
ready training crewmen for those 
planes. 

The solution certainly does not 
lie in an evulation of the merits 
and demerits of the two opposing 
forces in China. American sym- 
pathies and antipathies vary. Some 
think of the Chinese Communists 
as truly democratic people; some 
think of them the same that some 
people think of the Russian Com- 
munists. To some of us, the Chinese 
government is Fascist, to others it 
is the bulwark against Commun- 
ism. It has claimed for itself the 
honor of being the first to fight 
Fascism. We will not find the 
answer by taking sides. Should we 
side with the Nationalists and the 
Russians with the Communists, the 
war that would ensue would fulfill 
Einstein's dread prophecy about 
atomic warfare. Two thirds of the 
Earth might be killed. The Rus- 
sians have the resources and, as- 
suredly, the "know how" fer 
atomic warfare. 

We have a case in hand of the 
immediate need for a mechanism to 
stop war. The United Nations orga- 
nization can not handle this. There 
is not even time for a conference on 
World Federation. There is barely 
enough time for concerted action 
on the part of Russia, the United 
States and Great Britain. It is the 
solemn responsibility of these three, 
as the most powerful nations of this 
time, to act quickly and with con- 
viction and to insist upon arbitra- 
tion and some peaceful settlement 
in China. Taking our navies in our 
right hands and our armies in our 
left hands, we must persuade the 
Chinese that we will use force to 
stamp out the spark that can lead 
to another world war. 



FREE PRESS 



The Editors do not hold them- 
selves responsible for statements 
in this column. 

All contributions for this column 
must be signed with the full name 
of the author. Initials or numerals 
will be used if the writer so de- 
sires. 

Contributions should be in the 
hands of the Editors by noon 
Saturday. Owing to space limita- 
tions, letters should be limited to 
two hundred words. 



To whom it may concern: 

"We, the class of 1948, do hereby 
solemnly swear that the 1948 Class 
banner will be returned to the Class 
of 1949 by 12:00 noon, on Sunday, 
November 11, 1945. 
' (signed) 

Sandra Clark, 
Sec'y, 1948 for 
Valerie Roemer, 
President, Class 1948." 
With the above signed promise to 
the Freshman Class, the legally 
stolen Sophomore banner was tem- 
porarily returned for the main 
decoration of the dance on Satur- 
day night. Where is the Sophomore 
honor? It is too bad that on Sunday 
morning the Sophomore Class could 
not abide by the decision of its own 
elected officers. The banner had 
been strangely "stolen" when 
Freshman representatives appear- 
ed at Cazenove to claim their booty. 
"A truly successful community 
cannot exist without the intelligent 
cooperation of every member of the 
group." 1 Let's come across, Sopho- 
mores, "the way a Wellesley girl 
should!" 

(signed) 
Members of the Freshman Class. 
1 / a for mat inn for Students, 1945- 
1946, Wellesley, Wellesley College 
Government Association, 1945, p. 8. 
{per English Composition 101). 
Five Freshmen 



cept them in the same spirit, 
whether or not they are unfavor- 
able — which these are not. Are 
we going to take offense at every 
opinion that seems to criticize 
us? What, then, are we doing in 
Wellesley? 

Miss LaFoy was accurately re- 
ported to have thought New York 
dirty until she realized some trans- 
ports had landed. But how many 
times have we used the same ad- 
jective without benefit of trans- 
ports? And how are we to de- 
scribe Boston ? 

.As for those salads, I have nev- 
er either heard or dreamed up a 
description that suits them better 
than Mr. Guedenet's mistranslat- 
ed one, and even though I am de- 
prived of them for the rest of the 
year I shall maintain my right to 
say so. 

Of course, the newly-arrived 
French faculty, being tactful, do 
not wish to appear tactless. But 
what is going to happen to our 
freedom of the press if, every 
time the jellied salads are called 
"perfumed," News has to apolo- 
gize? 

A Faculty Member 



To the Editor: 

I don't want to make a mountain 
out of a molehill, but I was frank- 
ly anpalled to see News apologiz- 
ing to our new French friends for 
misrepresenting their remarks. 
Surely we in college can under- 
stand without explanation the 
spirit in which they were given, 
and recognize them as impersonal 
und honest; and surely we can ac- 



November 9, 1945 
To the Editors: 

We and the rest of the Junior 
class received the enclosed letter 
a few days ago. We feel that we 
are typical of the Junior class in 
our reaction not only to the con- 
tent, but also to the tone of this 
letter. 

We wish to state our objections 
as follows: 

1) In regard to the content: 
The members of the Junior class 
fully realized before the receipt 
of this message from the Dean's 
office that they were obligated 
and expected to maintain diploma 
grade standing in order to be ad- 
mitted to the Senior class. 

2) In regard to the time: If the 
college were interested in main- 
taining a high morale among the 
students, they would have done 
better to send this notice either 
prior to the opening of the school 
year or following the period of 
six week's quizzes and papers. It 
seems unfortunate that it should 
(Continued on Page 7, Column 4) 



WELLESLEY COLLEGE NEWS, NOVEMBER 15, 1945 



Miss Denkinger Begins 
Play-Writing In Lifeboat 

English History, Renaissance Literature, Are Listed 
Among Varied Interests of English Professor 

by Mary Lib Hurff '47 

Miss Emma Marshall Denk- 
inger regrets, she confided in a 
faintly guilty tone, that she has 
had to "let piano practice drop. 
She does, however, manage, alter 
conferring with aspirants m at 
least three different composition 
and literature courses, to spend a 
day a week in research. She also 
collects Renaissance books and 
makes excellent unsalted butter. 
"Otherwise I don't know whether 
I have any particular interests ex- 
cept old china, my niece and neph- 
ew (aged nine and eleven), child- 
ren in general, and police dogs— 

"It is astonishing," Miss Denk- 
inger remarked after postponing 
the evil moment of self-revelation 
as long as possible, "how true the 
opening sentence of Kipling s 
autobiography is in my own case: 
'The cards have been dealt out to 
me precisely as they needed to be 
played.' When at the age of ten, 
for instance, she spent the first of 
her "English summers,' she had 
already had so much English his- 
tory that every historical site in 
that Mary Queen of Scots terri- 
tory was thrilling to her. 

One personal reaction to Eng- 
lish history, Miss Denkinger 
smiled, was rather shocking. From 
her Royalist (forbears she had 
taken on at that tender age a 
kind of propnetanan hatred ot 
Cromwell and his crowd"; and one 
day while she and her mother were 
being shown the ancestral home ot 
Bradshaw, whose name appears 
third on the death warrant of 
Charles I, this dislike asserted it- 
self. She thrust her head inside 
the gate and stuck out her 
tongue at Marple Old House 
Literature in a Lifeboat 
Among the "beautiful smell of 
bilge and ingrained dirt of a 
lifeboat, it is possible that Miss 
Penkinger's literary career was 
born that summer, for on the voy- 




Faoulty Discuss 
General Exams 
At Senior Teas 

Senior and accelerating majors 
in Economics and Chemistry at- 
tended teas given by their depart- 
ments November 12 and 14 re- 
spectively to discuss the general 
examination. . . „ 

At the Economics tea in Agora, 
Mrs. Lucy W. Killough, Associate 
Professor, spoke of her experiences 
in Washington. Miss Elizabeth 
Donnan, Professor in the Depart- 
ment, led the discussion on prep- 
aration for the general. 

The Department of Chemistry 
held its tea in the 101 laboratory 
in Pendleton Hall. Miss Helen b. 
French. Professor of Chemistry, 
discussed how and what to study 
for the general examination. 

Teas for majors in the Depart- 
ments of Mathematics and Spanish 
will be held Wednesday afternoon, 
December B. Most of the depart- 
ments will hold similar teas for 
their majors. Plans for these will 
he announced later. 



MISS DENKINGER 

age over she and a little English 
girl spent hours in that precari- 
ously suspended studio, "writing 
plays." This dramatic bent con- 
tinued in her later years at Rad- 
cliffe. where Miss Denkinger was 
the only undergraduate in "Mr. 
Baker's 47," a traditional course 
in play writing which at one time 
or another was taken by such 
writers as Sherwood, Barry, 
O'Neill, and Thomas Wolfe. 

"I don't know from whom I 
learned more," Miss Denkinger 
laughed, "Mr. Baker or my own 
private idiocies!" She was chair- 
man, it seems, of the "play com- 
mittee," whose task it was to sug- 
gest to approximately twenty 
seniors twenty plays which they 
would be responsible for producing 
during the year. Since the 
stock of good one-act plays was 
low, she conceived the bright idea 
of cutting down three-act plays; 
whereupon she was made head of 
the cutting staff, to spend the 
rest of the year discovering, to her 
increasing dismay, that a good 
three-act play is practically uncut- 
table. , . 

Under Radcliffe's free elective 
system, Miss Denkinger took the 
equivalent of a major in Greek 
and Latin, and Graduated summa 
cum laude in English. But the 
"most fun," occurred on the day 
after her honors exam, when she 
played the Mozart B Minor Con- 
certo in Steinert Hall with a full 
orchestra. 

After Racliffe. Miss Denkinger 
took her doctorate "right off" at 
the age of twenty-three. For the 
record, she then taught at Mount 
Holyoke for four years and was 
dean at Wheaton for four years 
before coming to Wellesley. 
(Continued on Page 8, Column 1) 



C.A. Workers 
Aid Community 
House Cleaning 

"We came home all painty," 
said Ginny Beach '47, describ- 
ing the day, November 6, a group 
of C. A. Council members spent 
at the Cambridge Community 
Center to help clean it up. 

The Center, whose function is 
to supply recreation facilities for 
the people living near it, is located 
in a poor section of Boston, com- 
posed largely of Negroes and immi- 
grants. According to the girls, the 
two buildings comprising the Cen- 
ter were correspondingly dirty. 

"About six of us worked in the 
old schoolhouse, which was a reg- 
ular fire trap," said Peggy Barns 
'49. "And we painted the halls 
a sickly shade of pink,'' she con- 
tinued," laughing as she told about 
the little boys who came in and 
teased them about their lack of 
ability to paint. But when the 
girls 'tried to "pull a Tom Saw- 
yer" and get the boys to do the 
painting, they giggled and ran 
away. Peggy had a couple of good 
things to sav for the old school 
house, though. It had "a good 
(Continued on Page 4, Column 5) 



David Morton Stimulates 
Interest In 'Rhyme Sheet' 



C.A. Exhibits 

Christmas Dolls 

At the Bazaar 

With "Christmas in Many 
Lands" as its theme, C. A.'s an- 
nual Christmas Bazaar will open 
Monday. December 3, from 3:30 
until 9:30 p.m. in Alumnae Hall 
ballroom. 

Dolls to be dressed, always an 
important part of Christmas Ba- 
zaar, were distributed last Monday 
and must be dressed by Wednes- 
day, November 28. The commit- 
tee asks that they be clothed in 
simple, washable outfits that can 
be put on and taken off easily. 
Prizes will be given for the best 
dressed dolls. If enough dolls are 
turned in early, a store window 
in the village will be devoted to 
a display. After the Bazaar, these 
dolls will be given to children in 
hospitals, orphanages and settle- 
ment houses. 



I. A. Richards 
Discusses Wider 
Education Aims 

Professor I. A. Richards, Head 
of the Commission for English 
Language Studies at Harvard 
University, spoke on 'The Aims 
of General Education in a Uree 
Society" November 14 in Pendle- 
ton Hall. "General education, 
according to Dr. Richards, "is far 
wider than schooling. It is what 
is best for man as man. Dr. 
Richards who spoke under the 
auspices of the Wellesley Depart- 
ment of Education, is a member 
of the Harvard Committee on 
General Education. 

General education, Dr. Richards 
said, may be contrasted with 
special education which includes 
that which distinctively equips a 
man or woman to do well in his 
or her particular field. General 
education covers whatever all 
need in common for a fair choice 
among special lines. This chiefly 
concerns ineans— to livelihoods, to- 
mutual services and to responsi- 
bilities. General education also 
includes whatever men need in 
common in becoming as truly hu- 
man as possible, or rather,, the 
ends to be achieved. General edu- 
cation is a dangerous phrase, Dr. 
Richards added. It is frequently 
confused with general informa- 
tion or with acquaintance with 
unconnected facts and views. It 
is also frequently confused with 




PROFESSOR I. A. RICHARDS 

vague outlines of knowledge. 

The proper result of general 
education is "°t uniformity but 
unity in the individua and in 
sodety. Today, uniformity is our 
pTi substitute for unity. We 
follow "what's done" when we do 
not know what to do. 

The right guides to action and 
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Poet-in-Residence Aims to 
Encourage Collegiate 
Poetical Enthusiasm 

"My first poem? I wrote it at 
the age of seven," laughed David 
Morton, Wellesley's poet-in-resi- 
dence for two weeks. "My inspira- 
tion was the young daughter of my 
mother's dressmaker. Each Sunday 
in church I would sit and gaze at 
her with adoration. Then one day I 
saw her walk out the door with 
another little boy; I went home and 
wrote a scorching poem." 

That was the beginning of David 
Morton's career. Since the pub- 
lication of his first volume of 
poetry in 1921, he has writ- 
ten several others in addition 
to holding the position of Professor 
of English at Amherst, which he 
recently resigned "to devote all my 
time to writing and visiting." Talk- 
ing enthusiastically about his chief 
interest at present — keeping poetry 
alive on college campuses — he will 
tell vou that college people are his 
favorite audiences. "Their minds 
are still flexible and sensitive," he 
declares. "Their ideas haven't yet 
become set in molds, and they will 
be interested and will comprehend, 
no matter on what level one 
speaks." 

Interest In Poetry Easy 
Keeping college people interest- 
ed in poetry is easy, Mr. Morton 
believes, when one goes about it in 
the right way. Courses in the his- 
tory of poetry are not enough; 
they must be supplemented by di- 
rectly encouraging the students 
themselves to write and by bring- 
ing poets in to read their own 
poetry, as the Katharine Lee Bates 
series of Poet's Readings does. 
This gives "solidarity" to the con- 
ception of poetry, he declares. 

A novel idea which Mr. Morton 
is very interested in putting across 
at Wellesley is the "rhyme sheet," 
which was a great success when 
he introduced it at Smith a few 
years ago. A rhyme sheet is a paper 
about 15 inches long on which is 
printed, in very large type, a short 
poem. These sheets, popular in the 
17th century, were colorfully deco- 
rated and attractively designed 
and were sold on the streets, much 
like a newspaper. At Smith, where 
Mr. Morton taught a course in 
creative writing for a year, he 
chose the best poems written on 
campus and, about twice a month, 
had them printed on rhyme sheets 
which were sold around the college 
(Continued on Page 4, Column 4) 



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WELLESLEY COLLEGE NEWS, NOVEMBER 15, 



1945 



C. G. Reports On Societies 

■ ■ 7. . , ... _, n.„ n«. M None of the proposed meth- . fotw-Society 



ACTION on the Society Problem. 
, oncern of All 
Th e so-called "societj Problem, 
has been in the minds of W elles- 
lev students for the past year, 
i, is hoped that act .on may be 
precipitated this fall which .wU 
-mnroach a solution to the - 
tion I? « recentiy decided a 
t meetings of the Senate that 
a ballot should be taken of the 
Senior and Jumor passes, those 
most directly informed on the sub 
ject. to direct action. 



•46 and M7 will be asked: "Are 
vou m favor of having all 
juniors and Seniors who apply 
for society membership accepted 
into one of six equally-sized so- 
cieties with the understanding 
that the original nature of each 
societv will be retained insofar 
a* is consistent with its size? 



This ballot will be decisive. If 
the majority in the Junior and 
Senior classes vote "yes' on the 
above, Senate will then make 
necessary plans for changing the 
societies." If the majority votes 
••no," Senate will take the vote 
into consideration in determining 
whether societies will remain as 
they are today, or whether they 



will be changed in some respect 
short of including all Juniors and 
Seniors. The Senate will not rest 
until some action favorable to the 
student majority has taken place 

Below is a summary of the 
problem and the developments of 
[he past year. In voting weigh 
facts in your own mind. 
Senate minutes to which you can 
refer will be posted in the houses. 
The complete report of the Com- 
mittee on Societies is in the C. U. 
Office, along with past News ar- 
ticles. There will be a supple- 
ment to the ballot further explain- 
ing the consideration attached to 
the vote. AH '46 and '4, are 
urged to vote so that the results 
will be a strong indication of 
action to be taken. Inform your- 
selves thoroughly before the bal- 
lot appears next week. It mil be 
handed out to you by your House 
President and collected by her. 

In the fall of 1944, Senate ap- 
pointed a committee to study the 
structure and functions of so- 
cieties and to prepare recommenda- 
tions for their future organiza- 
tion. The committee TVX 
nosed of four members of the 
Sass of 1945 (Hildegarde Bain 
Beckv Pfouts, Janet Hahn, and 
Eleanor Weisman). and two mem- 
bers of the class of 1946 (Mary 
Soann Lamb and Eleanor Stone) 



Concert Series -. 

(Continued from Page 1) 
Quartet yesterday (and it looked 
as though practically everyone 
was) ou heard what may be pre- 
cisely described as the best quartet 
playing of our generation. The 
Budapest Quartet is, there can be 
no question about it, without com- 
parison today among chamber 
music ensembles. It has virtually 
everything, from the most extraor- 
dinary technical f acilitf to the most 
musical awareness it is possible to 
imagine. It is, in short, hardly 
conceivable to find a single flaw in 
anything, from its interpretive ap- 
proach to the music it plays to its 
singularly felicitious means of ex- 
pressing itself in perfect technical 
unanimity." , 
Mr. David Barnett, Manager of 
the~Wellesley Concert Series, feels 
that since the string quartet is 
perhaps the most abstract of music- 
al media, akin to line drawing or 
etching in art. the Budapest String 
concert-goer alike, must make 
listening to quartets an exciting and 
eventful experience. 



I. A. Richards - 

(Continued from Page 8) 
thought are the records left b 
those who have seen most aeepl> . 
Dr. Richards said. Therefore the 
best records are great literature, 
but we must learn to read them 
This is made difficult today by 
many things. It is made difficult 
bv the intensive distraction of the 
current hubbub. It is made dif- 
ficult bv the degradation of lan- 
guage in advertising. It is made 
difficult by theories of learning 
which equate men to rats in puz- 
zle boxes. It is made difficult 
also by ignorance of the aims of 
education among educators. 

Dr. Richards concluded by say- 
ing that against these growing 
evils, general education has noth- 
ing new to propose except greater 
and more widespread effort. There 
is nothing new about man's strug- 
gle to be human. 

Dr. Richards was educated at 
Clifton and at Magdalene College, 
Cambridge, where he received a 
First in Moral Sciences. In 1922 



with Mrs. Houghteling of the De- 
partment of Political Science as 
chairman. Their invest.gat ion re- 
sulted in a report to the benate 
the major conclusions of vvh.cn 
were thai (1) societies filled a 
social need on the campus and 
should therefore be continued, 
and (2) no one from the senior 
and junior classes wanting to be 
a member should be excluded. 
Questionnaire Results 
On the basis of a request from 
the Senate which had considered 
the report of the Committee on 
Societies and that of the Inter- 
Societv Council at its March, 1945 
meeting, the Committee on So- 
cieties working with society and 
college government representa- 
tives drew up a questionnaire 
which was completed by the three 
upper classes in April. 1945. The 
major results of that ballot are as 
follows: (1) 655 students com- 
pleted the ballot: (2) 463 ^pre- 
ferred that societies be continued 
in some form; (3) 344 preferred 
that the major emphasis ol so- 
cieties be on their social aspect; 
(4) no one point received a ma- 
jority in the question on the size 
of membership (35; increased to 
no more than 60; increased to in- 
clude all who might apply in the 
junior and senior classes; increased 
to 50 per society, allowing all ap- 
plying to become members; creat- 
ing new societies to take care of 
any bevond the 300 for whom the 
regular societies would provide if 
each had 50 members, and eventu- 
ally building new houses for the 
new societies). After votes had 
Seen transferred from the wo 
least popular choices 243 pre- 
ferred that membership be lim- 
ited to 35, and 250 preferred that 
the membership be increased to 
approximately fifty per society, 
that new societies be established 
to take care of those beyond 300 
and that eventually new society 
houses be built. 



.....V.lM( 



5) None of the proposed meth- 
ods of choosing the members of 
societies received a majority of 
the votes. (Methods proposed 
were: the present system; match- 
ing the choices of societies and 
persons and allowing all who ap- 
ply to become members; on the 
basis of the academic program 
of the society to be determined as 
impartially as possible; or on the 
basis of a system of number 
drawing with all applying becom- 
ing members). If the votes of 
those who preferred the second 
and fourth options listed above 
are totalled, however, 348 stu- 
dents preferred that a method ot 
choosing members be used which 
would include all who applied for 
society membership. 

252 students indicated that they 
would not join a society under 
any circumstances. 84 gave lack 
of "interest as their reason; 82, the 
financial burden of membership; 
and 86, lack of time. If one as- 
sumed that the ratio of those ju- 
niors and seniors not interested 
would be the same for the total 
number of juniors and seniors, the 
total number applying might at 
the upper limit be 403. or 67 per 
society. 

This Year 
In the fall of 1945, 106 seniors 
applied for society membership of 
whom 65 were accepted, and lbJ 
juniors applied of whom 87 were 
accepted. Of 269 juniors and se- 
niors who applied, therefore. 152 
became society members and 117 
were not admitted to membership 
If all applying had been admitted 
to membership (providing all had 
listed most if not all six choices), 
the membership per society would 
have been 59 persons per society. 
Societies today have 40 mem- 
bers chosen by the method of 
matching student preference and 
society preference insofar as is pos- 
sible. 




he became the college lecturer in 
English and Moral Sciences at 
Cambridge, and in 1926 he wen 
around the world on the Chailes 
Kingsley Bye Fellowship. 

In 1929, Dr. Richards was sent 
by the Rockefeller Foundation to 
Peking where he was made Visit- 
ing Professor at Tsing Hua Uni- 
versity and worked to establish 
better ' communications between 
the English-speaking countries 
and China by means of a lan- 
guage bridge. • 

Dr. Richards was Visiting Pro- 
fessor at Harvard in 1931, and 
since 1939 has been a Professor 
of the University at the same in- 
stitution. Last summer, he work- 
ed for the U. S. Navy, preparing 
1000 members of the Chinese navy 
by teaching them English. This 
required the translation of all the 
standard Navy manuals into Ba- 
sic English. Dr. Richards is also 
the author of many books, includ- 
ing The Meaning of Meaning 
(with C. K. Ogden), Principles of 
Literary Criticism, Practical Crit- 
icism, Mencius on the Mind, and 
Interpretation in Teaching. 



David Morton ■ 

(Continued from Page S) 
bv "newshawkers" to the cry of 
"Poems for sale, ten cents— only 
ten cents, buy a poem!" 

Though at first doubtful about 
the success of his project, Mr. 
Morton was happily amazed to see 
it "go over with such a bang. 
Buying them first out of curiosity, 
the girls then began to be really 
interested and were heartbroken if 
they missed one of the series. Not 
onlv does the rhyme sheet en- 
courage the writing of poetry— -it 
stimulates interest in reading 
poetry, he says. "The often-repeat- 
ed remark, ironic as it may be, that 
college students have no time for 
books, is only too true," declared 
Mr. Morton. "This I know from my 
own experience. The rhyme sheet 
idea is especially welcome to those 
poetry enthusiasts who truly have 
little or no time to read books of 

poetry." 

Though Mr. Morton's -work was 
until recently predominantly in 
sonnet form, his main interest now 
is in short lyric verse— seeing 
what can be done in very little 



Inter-Society Council 
A meeting of the entire Inter- 
Society Council (alumnae repre- 
sentatives and student sot'iety 
presidents) was held at Mrs. Hor- 
ton's this fall to consider the re- 
quest of the societies to increase 
the membership in each society to 
40 students and to discuss any 
question on societies generally 
they wished to raise. The Coun- 
cil voted to increase the member- 
ship to forty per society, and also 
approved an increase to 50 mem- 
bers per society if the societies 
so voted. The alumnae members 
of the Council were emphatic in 
stating that if societies are to be 
changed, the wishes of the present 
student body should be controlling. 
Speaking for what they believed 
to be the feeling of many alumnae, 
they voiced the opinion that so- 
ciety alumnae would be glad to 
abide by any decision made by the 
Senate about the future of so- 
cieties. If the nature of societies 
were changed, they would expect 
the question of ownership of the 
houses to be raised and settled 
between societies, alumnae, and 
the college administration. 

At the Senate meeting last 
March, there was uncertainty as 
to what group possessed the final 
authority in the society question. 
Since that time, it has been de- 
termined that the College Senate 
possesses that final authority. 

Senate requests that, in addi- 
tion to voting to decide the prob- 
lem, all those students who feel 
strongly about the situation con- 
tact C. G. so that all feeling and 
opinion may be tapped. Those 
who would also be interested in 
executing the indicated reforms or 
modifications on the present sys- 
tem are further urged to hand in 
their names as possible workers. 
o 

C. A. Workers 

(Continued from Page S) 
piano and a very attractive mural 
painted by the kids." 

Later they all went over for re- 
freshments to the second house 
where the others had been scrub- 
bing the stairs. "But they were 
black so you couldn't tell the dif- 
ference anyway — very discourag- 
ing, but lots of fun," said Peggy. 
"Then we washed the windows un- 
til supper time when they gave 
us a delicious dinner, and after- 
wards we all sat around and lis- 
tened to Miss Sweeney, the direc- 
tor, tell us about the work of the 
center," finished Peggy. 



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space by a quick turn of a phrase. 
"I became tired of the sonnet," he 
said. "Tired of reading it and tired 
of writing it. And when the 
critics began to call me a 'sonnet- 
eer' I decided it would be wise to 
keep the sonnet under control!" 

Last week Mr. Morton read from 
Amy Lowell, and Monday, Novem- 
ber 19, he will read some of Robert 
Frost's works. "Some poets write 
for the eye, some wVite for the ear, ' 
says Mr. Morton. "There are a tre- 
mendous number of people who 
cannot appreciate poetry unless 
they hear it read, but nothing is 
worse than trying to read aloud to 
an audience poetry which is writ- 
ten for the eye. Robert Frost and 
Amy Lowell are definitely poets of 
the ear!" 




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New Drama 
Was Better 
As A Novel 

"Strange Fruit" Falls Flat; 
Action Clumsy, Illogical 

Critic: Mary Dirlam 'U6 
Lillian Smith's dramatization of 
Strange Fruit contains most of the 
ingredients that made the original 
novel a success, but seems to ignore 
nearly all the prerequisites of good 
drama. It is no easy undertaking 
for a novelist to attempt the 
necessary reorganization of his ma- 
terial which is essential to the 
drama; Henrv James himself felt 
inadequate to meet the demands of 
that "most unholy trade." It does 
seem, however, that Miss Smith 
has made even more mistakes than 
were necessary in subjecting 
Strange Fruit to dramatic trans- 
formation. 

Originally, the play opened with 
a prologue, in which an episode 
from the childhood of the hero, 
Tracy Deen, served to visualize the 
negro-white problem. This pro- 
logue, for some reason or other, 
has now been incorporated into Act 
II, in which it appears as a dream 
born of the drunken stupor of 
Tracy Deen many years later. The 
action of the play is thus inter- 
rupted and we are only then being 
given material which would have 
broadened our understanding of 
the situation if it had appeared 
earlier in the play. 

Miss Smith appears to have had 
a great deal of trouble in deciding 
when to begin the action of the 
play. She has chosen to begin with 
a picture of Maxwell, Geoorgia, as 
seen in and around Deen's Drug 
Store. Local color abounds in this 
opening scene, but the number of 
characters who run in and out is 
more than confusing, and no satis- 
factory attempt is made to point 
out the relative importance of these 
characters to the play as a whole. 

An abrupt transition from drug 
store to Anderson's gate in Act I, 
Scene II, presents us with Nonme 
Anderson's announcement to Tracy 
Deen that she is going to have a 
child This development, so impor- 
tant in the novel, fell short of any 
effect whatsoever in the play. The 
audience, who had scarcely any 
idea of who and what Tracy and 
Nonnie were, received this an- 
nouncement passively. It was too 
early in the nlay to feel either sur- 
prise or sympathy. 

From that point on, the most 
outstanding- fault of the play was 
its rather laconic tempo. In too 
many scenes, such characters as 
Tracv and Nonnie would simply sit 
■ on a log and talk. The longer they 
talked, the more restless the au- 
dience grew. Discussion is. after 
all, peculiarly the forte of the 
novel. Drama is essentially action, 
and any prolonged chit-chat delays 
the onward progress of the plot, 
and detracts from any intensity ol 
feeling which the audience may 

One device was used in Strange 
Fruit which was, in its own way, 
remarkable. In the epilogue, an an- 
nouncement is made which ought 
to chill the hearts of every person 

n the audience. Henry, the negro 
manservant of the Deens, has been 
,ynched-burned Now certainly -rf 
the playwright had built up the 
proper Sympathy for .her charac- 
ters and sufficiently involved the 
emotions of the > audience , in the 

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Miniatures 
On Display 
At Museum 

Critic: Anna Campbell 'U6 
A selection of miniatures by 
Artemis Tavshanjian (Mrs. A. 
Karagheusian) is now being ex- 
hibited at the Wellesley College 
Art Museum. This is the fourth 
opportunity Wellesley has had to 
view her work, the other exhibits 



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Thuri., Fri., Sat. Nov. 15-16-17 
Dick Haymes - Jeanne Crain 

"STATE FAIR" 

and 
Lon Chaney - Brenda Joyce 

"STRANGE CONFESSION" 



Sun. - Mon. - Tuee. 

Nov. 18-19-20 

George Sanders 
Geraldine Fitzgerald 

"UNCLE HARRY" 

anil 
Gloria Jean - John Qualen 

"RIVER GANG" 




•Girl Water Plants" 

being held in 1934, 1936 and 
1939. 

Extreme facility for a medium, 
which Mrs. Karaghausian dis- 
plays in her miniatures, is apt 
to overshadow the difficulties of 
the technique. Working on such 
a small scale requires the great- 
est dexterity in handling brushes 
and colors. Much of the work 
has to be done with the aid of a 
magnifying glass. The marvelous 
textures and flesh tones of the 
miniatures are the result of num- 
erous layers of water color 
washes applied on an ivory base. 
Portraits are found most in- 
teresting by Mrs. Karagheusian, 
although a few still lifes are in- 
cluded in the exhibit. The artist 
captures a surprising sense of 
plasticity and quite a_ bit of the 
personality of her subjects. Some 
of the most successful of the por- 
traits are those of the Misses 
Alice Van Vechten Brown, Myr- 
tilla Avery, Mary Edmonds and 
Mr. Howard Giles. In most of 
them, the artist has emphasized 
the textures and qualities of the 
face and hands, the clothing and 
background being neutral colors. 
In the portraits of Mrs. Oshin 
Agathon and Miss Carol Terry, 
the artist seems more concerned 
with the rich textures of the ma- 
terials and the tendency is to 
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Van Johnson 

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Bc-einnlnK Thursday 
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for 3 Day 

Joan Davis - Jack Haley 

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with Eric von Stroheim 



Mary Vardoulakis Wins 
Acclaim For Universal 
Element In First Novel 

Deft Characterization Sound Psychological Narrative 
Found in Novel of Cretan Immigrants in America 

the author's description of him 
riding on a wooden saddle with a 
red embroidered cover flung over 
the horses and two goatskins of oil 
jogging on the horse's back. Again, 
in the section on America, we have 
the special psychology of the 
transplanted foreigner who will not 
yield his custom; George has a 
beard and, for a long time, he re- 
fuses to shave it since "he could 
not imagine himself without his 
short black beard and trim mus- 
tache. No man in Crete would ac- 
cept him in his society if he con- 
sented to shave, when there the 
beard was a symbol of manhood 
and strength and honor." The 
final decision to shave it off serves 
to emphasize George's adjustment 
to America. 

The style of a first novel often 
seems undistinguished, plain, and, 
at times, a bit tiresome. The style 
of Mary Vardoulakis is noteworthy 
in its very simplicity. She uses 
very few images of metaphors and 
there are surprisingly few lyrical 
passages of description. This, how- 



Critic: Jane Carman '46 
The regional novelist has a 
central theme; he takes the char- 
acters and theme of his narrative 
and tries to relate them to region 
so that his final story has a pe- 
culiarly local- atmosphere. But in so 
doing, he may lose sight of the 
primary goal of every artist; to 
make meaningful for all mankind 
the common and universal exper- 
ience, usually by the means of 
revelation of character. 

Mary Vardoulakis, in Gold in the 
Streets, has successfully avoided 
this pitfall. Although her noval 
deals with a special group, the 
Cretean immigrants, and the back- 
ground of Crete is ever before the 
reader's eyes, she manages to uni- 
versilize the situation and to make 
the narrative seem convincing to 
the American reader. How has she 
done this? She has done it by 
emphasizing the psychological 
changes within the character 
rather than an emphasis on the 
peculiarities of the racial type. 
Thus, George is not simply the 
quaint Greek peasant — he is the 
typical ambitious, hard-headed 
businessman who is as native to 
America as he is to the East. We 
become interested in him because 
we recognize the universal elements 
of his character. In Petro we 
recognize the likeable, friendly 
peasant who can laugh at his 
troubles even while he is suffering. 
In the portrayal of the sisters, we 
see the strains of the wistfulness 
and naivete which is common in 
the characters of those guarded 
from the struggles of the outside 
world. It is interesting to note in 
passing, that Miss Vardoulakis 
best characters are men — we have 
only a faint and fleeting picture of 
the Cretean women — Nina, 
George's sisters and the women m 
the mill. . '. 

Again, many young novelists 
have a tendency to romanticize 
their material— lacking wide exper- 
ience, thev seek to fall back on 
vague impressions Tather than 
bolstering their narrative with 
concrete details. Miss Vardoulakis 
does not fail to make the story 
seem real and alive to us by failing 
to use such detail. In the section on 
Greece, the peculiar customs and 
local characteristics of the place 
are brought out. For instance, in 
the description of George on 
horseback, we get immediately the 
sense of an Oriental scene through 



ever, is only fitting since Gold in the 
Streets is not a novel of mood or 
even a study In psychological 
growth of the character. It is much 
more a story of the adaptation of 
a character to a new society; the 
character is concerned with the 
changes in his social environment 
rather than with the spiritual im- 
plications of the new culture. 
(Continued on Page 6, Column 5) 



Choir Gains 

InTechnique 

At Vespers 

Critic: Margaret Torbert 'UG 
In the annual fall vespers, held 
at the chapel Sunday evening, 
November 11, the Wellesley Col- 
lege Choir, under the direction of 
Miss Margaret M. .Macdonald, 
opened its season with a highly 
ambitious program. Music of ev- 
ery century from the sixteenth 
to the present was represented. 

Choir was at its best in the 
last group of the program. The 
performance of Veni, rogo, in cor 
maun, by Schutz exhibited excel- 
lent coordination of ensemble and 
dynamic contrast. The singing 
was "bright" with a strong rhyth- 
mic pulse and a clearly articu- 
lated text. The difficult imitative 
figures were well brought out in 
the precise attacks of each sec- 
tion. 

Although Sowerby's God Who 
Made the Earth was sung with a 
smooth sonority, the music itself 
did not get anywhere. In decided 
contrast, Schubert's Omnipotence 
was a progressively glorious piece 
of music. The Choir's strong tone 
filled the chapel with the feeling 
of God's power; the altos were 
especially forceful in their en- 
trances. The Omnipotence was 
indeed an exciting climax to the 
vesper service. 

As for the earlier part of the 
program, Choir's performance was 
rather uneven. Variety of tone 
coloi was achieved in the Byrd 
piece, Iustorum animae, and By 
the Rivers of Babylon by Loeffler, 
but the singers did not seem to 
be sure enough of themselves to 
put the meaning across effectively. 
Come Every One that Thirti- 
eth by Mendelssohn was a pleas- 
ant anthem, in which the tone 
quality of the singing was ad- 
mirable. Dorothy Rose '48, per- 
formed the soprano solo with poise 
as well as musicianship. Gallus' 
Haec Dies, sung a capella, was in- 
terpreted with good use of volume 
to underscore the Alleluia at the 
end. 

A notable degree of ;nish was 
evident in the organ selections. 
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WELLESLEY COLLEGE NEWS, NOVEMBER 15, 1945 



A. A. Presents 
Annual Sports 
Day Festivities 

Following their slogan so viv- 
idlv set down in Freshman Vaude- 
ville "AA, AA, makes a happy 
plav dav." the Athletic Associa- 
?ion will Present its Fall Field 
Day Saturday. Novembei 1 ». Un 
der the direction of the Field L)^ 
Committee. Henrietta MdM 
M 7 chairman. Margot Coffin 46, 
Betty Judd '46. and Ruth Rams- 
dell '47, finals and demonstrations 
of fal sports combined with 
awards and refreshments Will 
make this afternoon a good 
-warm-up" for Junior Show. 

IK of the All-College Ten- 
nis Tournament will bepn the 
program of events. Volley-ball 
Slayers will demonstrate skill and 
technique in an exhibition game. 
Archery competition include* be- 
sides a tournament, a funclass, 
with balloons. Anyone wishing to 
enter either of these contests need 
only to sign Saturday afternoon 
before they begin. 

The Hockey-All-Star game will 
show off Wellesley's best stick 
talent," while novelty races in the 
swimming pool will add a more 
hilarious note to the afternoon. 
Awards will be made in the pool 
balcony, with refreshments fol- 
lowing immediately. 

Officers of the Athletic Associa- 
tion are Marilyn Peterson '46, 
president; M. A. Barrows 46, 
first vice-president; Henrietta 
Richardson '47, second vice-presi- 
dent; Marcia Vickery '47, treas- 
urer; Dorothy Mott '48, secre- 
tary; and Gretchen Keehn '48, 
custodian. 

Heads of fall sports and respec- 
tive instructors include, Pru May- 
hew '46, Miss Shroeder, Archery; 
Frannie Tibbetts '47, Miss Smith, 
Hockey; Margaret Gilbert '47, 
Miss Dillon, Swimming; Betty 
Rutherford '47, Miss Beall, Ten- 
nis; Carmel Zupa '47, Miss Pil- 
liard, Volley Ball. 



ATTENTION: 

The threat of the atomic 
bomb which cannot be under- 
rated has made all of us aware 
of the vital necessity to take 
steps in the prevention of its 
use, an important, almost ma- 
jor aspect of the plan for 
World Federation. Every one 
of us can contribute to the 
realization of this ideal which 
we now see to be absolutely 
vital to our welfare and the 
rest of the world's. There is 
no one who cannot find time 
to write to her home-town 
newspaper telling about what 
Welleslev is doing concerning 
World Federation. There will 
be a sample letter on each 
house bulletin board and in the 
hands of every World Federa- 
tion representative. You may 
use this letter if you like, add- 
ing your own ideas, or you 
may write an original 1 
But we urge you all to write: 
that is the most direct, the 
most positive contribution that 
can be made by each indivilual. 

For further information, ■ 
Doris Sommer, Munger. 



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Nov. 


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C.A. Education 
Committee Will 
Hold Discussion 

"How large a part should re- 
ligion play in higher education," 
will be the topic of discussion at 
the C. A. Student Education Com- 
mittee panel Sunday, November 
22, at 7:30 P. M. in the Recreation 
Building. 

As yet the Worship Committee, 
headed by Phyl Roberson '46, and 
the Education Committee, under 
the leadership of Alice Birming- 
ham '46, have not decided upon a 
guest speaker. Kay Sears Ham- 
ilton '46, Ann Demorest '46, and 
Reka Potgieter '46, will comprise 
the student group to consider and 
discuss the problem. 

"This program," claims Phyl 
Roberson, "should be of special in- 
terest to us students of a liberal 
arts college where Biblical His- 
tory is a required course. It is 
also a significant follow-up of our 
discussions about religion in an 
atomic world and religion for the 
returned serviceman." 



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Folk Dances and Songs 

Everyone Interested is Invited to Society's Meeting 
Featuring Soloist, Demonstration by Dance Group 




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Polish folk dances and songs 
will be presented at Slavic So- 
ciety's first program meeting of 
the year, Monday, November 10. 
at 7:30 in Alumnae Hall ballroom. 
The meeting is open to any mem- 
ber of the college interested in 
the program and purposes of the 
newly-formed Slavic Society. 

The Krakowianki, a group of 
Kirls of Polish descent whose pur- 
pose is to keep alive the tradi- 
tional dances of their native land, 
will demonstrate their folk dances 



in costume. After their entertain- 
ment, they will give instruction in 
the steps of the mazurka to all 
who wish to learn. 

The soloist, Melaria Kava, sings 
in the Unitarian Church in Mel- 
rose, and is active in concert and 
radio work. Her accompanist, 
Wanda Herman, is the pianist for 
the Polonaise Choral Society, an- 
other group of Polish singers and 
dancers. 

All those who are interested in 
joining the society may apply for 
membership at this meeting. 



Cheryl Crawford Will 
Discuss Theatre Here 

Miss Cheryl Crawford, well- 
known Broadway producer, will 
discuss methods of acting and the 
present-day theatre at a lecture 
sponsored by Barnswallows and 
Theatre Workshop, Monday, No- 
vember 19, at 7:30 p.m. in Pen- 
dleton. 

Miss Crawford is a graduate 
of Smith. 



Jr. Show - 

(Continued from Page 1) 
Ernst, Judy Sly, Betty Evans, Roz 
Monroe, Jane Pate, Ginny Beach, 
Phee Ainsworth, Babs Potter, 
Sarai Golomb, Peggy Holmes, Car- 
mel Zupa, Jean Philbrick Hattie 
Wald. Starring in the ballets are 
Joan Lundholm, Alyson Dudley, 
and Helen Storey Carlton. 

The Class of '47 is in line with 
tradition only in that the entire 
show is written, produced, and 
acted by members of the Junior 
Class. But the plot, the songs, 
the dances, and the sets are strictly 
modern innovations. If you're in 
the mood for fun, gayety, and a 
bit of the screwball thrown in for 
good measure, go to Alumnae Hall 
next Saturday, or, if you are busy, 
go to Alumnae Hall next Friday, 
and laugh and laugh and laugh at 
"The Body Politic!" 

The proceeds from Junior Show 
will be donated to the Foster Par- 
ents' Plan for War Children. 
Housing children of all national- 
ities, this organization is operat- 
ing forty hostels in different parts 
of England and has opened colonies 
in France, Belgium, Malta and 
Italy. "Adoptions" are financial 



Supper Marks 
Frosh Entrance 
Into Orchestra 

Freshmen members of Orches- 
tra became full-fledged initiates 
on Friday, November 9, when they 
took part in an original skit at 
the traditional supper party for 

new members, held at T. Z. E. 

Under the leadership of Joyce 
Friedman, '49, the freshmen pre- 
sented take-offs of opening week 
at college, Orchestra try-outs, and 
a rehearsal. Complete with verse 
and song, the skit included imper- 
sonations of Mr. Kobialka, con- 
ductor, and Margie Torbert, '46 
president. 

Other freshmen who participat- 
ed were Louise Carroll, Grace 
Chapman, Jennette Cook, Peggy 
Goodman, Virginia Herrmann, 
Ruth May, Elaine Siegler, Lucre- 
tia Smith, Margaret Stanfield, 
and Gertrude Tower. 

Orchestra is busy preparing for 
its annual fall concert, which is to 
be a joint program with Harvard's 
Orchestra, November 25. Mar- 
garet French, '46, will be the 
piano soloist. 

and cost $15.00 per month, which 
amounts to $180.00 per year. Fos- 
ter parents are invited to indicate 
the sex, age, nationality of the 
child they wish to sponsor. The 
Foster parent receives a photo- 
graph and case history of the 
child. Letters, school work and 
other material are sent out each 
month in order that the parent 
may keep informed on the progress 
of his child. 



Homrighausen 
Chapel Speaker 
At Wellesley 

"Man may be small, but indeed 
he is significant," asserted Dr. 
Elmer G. Homrighausen, of the 
Princeton Theological Seminary, 
in the communion chapel service 
Sunday morning, November li, 
In condemning the narrowing fear 
which he feels has limited the per- 
spective of many Christians, Dr. 
Homrighausen outlined the "four 
dimensions of Christian life." 
which he termed inward stature, 
comradeship, breadth of scope, 
and the "dimension of the fu- 
ture." 

Speaking of the first of these 
dimensions. Dr. Homrighausen 
stated that "we are too easily 
deluded by the doctrine that move- 
ments can make men," whereas 
great personalities really come 
only from within. Referring to 
the account of the prodigal son, 
he pointed out that what had been 
thought a life of freedom was 
really a life of slavery; we must 
reach beyond our mundane lives 
toward the real freedom of the 
gospel of God, he emphasized. 

Industrial civilization, Dr. Hom- 
righausen • said, has made it diffi- 
cult for people to believe that they 
really belong to a group, that 
"they really count." But, he 
stressed, every Christian should 
find comradeship in a "commu- 
nity of destiny" with all other 
Christians, past and present. 
"Humans who live only for the 
present are hopeless," he said. 

"Nothing which God has cre- 
ated is alien to our interest or 
enjoyment," he stated, pointing 
out the inherent breadth of the 
Christian's interests and respon- 
sibilities. Dr. Homrighausen es- 
pecially emphasized that the re- 
ligious sphere should not be iso- 
lated from the realms of science, 
culture, and politics. 

Dr. Homrighausen based his 
idea of the "dimerfsion^of the fu- 
ture" on the "lively hope" which 
the gospel creates within man. 
The only salvation from the cer- 
tain despair of a materialistic 
outlook, he maintained in conclu- 
sion, is the larger perspective 
gained by the certainty that, "We 
have a house not made with hands, 
eternal in the heavens." 




Senior Class 
Announcement 

Pat Zipprodt has been 
chosen the head of '46's 
Senior Prom, announced Nancy 
Dunn, president of the Senior 
class. 

Jo Lamb will be head of the 
Mock Academic Council and 
Oden McKay, chairman of the 
committee on Commencement 
Programs and Invitations. 

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Mary Vardoulakis Crit. - 

(Continued from Page 5) 
George does not seem to have 
"grown" at the conclusion of the 
novel but he seems to have changed, 
and it is in tracing the changes 
and their causes that the reader 
of the novel gains peculiar satisfac- 
tion. Moreover, George is a primi- 
tive kind of character, and since it 
is through his eyes that we view 
most of the action, it would not be 
particularly appropriate to have a 
great deal of flowery description or 
many images. A few similes, how- 
ever are striking; e.g. the one of 
having Michael's hands "long 
slender like those of saints in the 
icons;" Several passages stand out 
as being particularly well-written 
— the passage when the peasants 
first catch sight of land after their 
long voyage on the sea and the ac- 
count of George opening the first 
American lunch in the receiving 
station. 

In conclusion one can say that 
the book is noteworthy neither be- 
cause of the intricacies of plot nor 
because of an original presentation 
of the story, but because of the 
surprisingly deft characterization 
and the soundness of the psycho- 
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W.B.S. Needs Mrs. LornaWingate Will 
New Directors, p rom oteZionistMovement 



Tryouts Begin 

With its expanding program 
schedule, WBS is in need of more 
directors, stated Grace Schechter, 
46, Head of the Directing Commit- 
tee. All students may sign for try- 
outs on the Radio board near the 
El table. 

"Directing for Radio is a 
■wonderful opportunity because it 
is training that applies to the^ out- 
side world. Drama-minded and 
radio-trained people are in great 
demand," Grace explained. 

Radio directors must have an in- 
terest in radio and drama, initia- 
tive, and a willingness to develop 
rehearsals into a finished produc- 
tion. 

W.RSTPosts 

New Schedule 

Thursday, November 15 
8:00-9:00 a.m. I Can't Get Started 
5:30-5:45 p.m. Popular Music 
5:45-6:00 p.m. Chappie's Show 
7:15-7:20 p.m. Campus News 
7:20-7:45 p.m. Parody on Soap Op- 
eras 
7:45-8:00 p.m. Popular Music 
8:00-9:00 p.m. Music for Reading 

Friday, November 16 
8:00-9 :00 a.m. I Can't Get Started 
5:30-6:00 p.m. Easy Listening 
7:15-7:20 p.m. Campus News 
7:20-7:45 p.m. Miss Wells, Ballads 
7:45-8:00 p.m. Popular Music 
8:00-9:00 p.m. Music for Reading 

Monday, November 19 
8:00-9:00 a.m. I Can't Get Started 
5:30-6:00 p.m. Easy Listening 
7:15-7:20 p.m. Campus News • 
7:20-7:45 p.m. Forum Night 
7:45-8:00 p.m. Popular Music 
8:00-9:00 p.m. Music for Reading 

Tuesday, November 20 
8:00-9:00 a.m. I Can't Get Started 
5:30-5:45 p.m. Popular Music 
5:45-6:00 p.m. Liberal Corner 
7:15-7:20 p.m. Campus News 
7:20-7:45 p.m. Senor Guillen 
7:45-8:00 p.m. Popular Music 
8:00-9:00 p.m. Music for Reading 

Wednesday, November 21 
8:00-9:00 a.m. I Can't Get Started 
5:30-6:00 p.m. Easy Listening 
7:15-7:20 p.m. Campus News 
7:20-7:45 p.m. Dot Rose 
7:45-8:00 p.m. Popular Music 
8:00-9:00 p.m. Music for Reading 
■ — o 

Strange Fruit - 

(Continued from Page 5) 
plot this announcement would have 
been effective in itself. But even 
the producers seemed to realize that 
it would take more than what act- 
ing was at their command to elicit 
anv response from the audience at 
that point. And so the curtain 
drops gently after the terrible an- 
nouncement, as if by way of em- 
phasis. Then it rises again, and 
the conversation proceeds. 

Good acting might have made a 
better play of Strange Fruit. None 
of the actors, nowever, seemed 
capable of rising beyond a certain 
'level of emotion. When he was 
drunk and sullen, Melchor Ferrer 
as Tracy Deen was acceptable 
enough. But the moment he began 
to berate God or to bemoan the in- 
justice of human society, he gave 
the impression of a peevish adoles- 
cent rather than of a mature man, 
faced with an adult problem. And 
this failure on the part of Deen 
was shared bv the rest of the cast, 
with the possible exception of Dor- 
othy Carter, who made the role of 
Bess Anderson more or less con- 
vincing. 

o 

Madame dePange - 

Continued from Page 1) 
made. . 

two novels, Beau Jardin and Paul- 
ine. Her literary studies include 
Madame deStael and Schlegel on 
the origins of the dramatic move- 
ment, Madame deStael et L'Alle- 
magne. Monsieur deStael, and Le 
Dormer Amour de Madame deStael. 
She is a Doctor of Letters of the 
University of Paris. 

A member of the Daughters of 
the American Revolution, Madame 
dePange was asked in 1931 to be 
a member of a mission to America 
celebrating the 150th anniversary 
of the capture of Yorktown. In 
1935, she formed the French 
library for an exhibition in Chica- 
go. Under the auspices of the Al- 
liance Francaise, she has lectured 
in Sweden, Switzerland, England, 
Italy, Germany, and Belgium. 



Mrs. Lorna Wingate, widow of j 
the late General Orde Charles 
Wingate, will speak here on the 
Palestine situation on Thursday, 
November 15, at 3:40 in Pendle- 
ton Hall. When she arrived in 
the United States two weeks ago 
to attend the International Chris- 
tian Conference for Palestine as 
the British delegate, Mrs. Win- 
gate was elected vice-chairman of 
the World Committee for Pales- 
tine. 

One of the most prominent 
British supporters of Zionism, 
Mrs. Wingate has cooperated 
closely with Sir Wyndham Deedes 
in the establishment of "Pales- 
tine House" in Britain. Since the 
death of General Wingate, she 
has devoted most of her time to 
the advancement of the Jewish 
Palestine cause. 

Shortly after her marriage to 
the then-Captain Wingate in 
1936, Mrs. Wingate moved to 
Palestine where her husband 
served as a British Intelligence 
officer. Both were deeply im- 
pressed by the creative effort of 
Jewish Palestine and became ar- 
dent champions of Zionist aspir- 
ations. 



Sigma XI Meets 
At Rec Dinner 

Sigma Xi members will become 
acquainted with the research of 
fellow members at a dinner meet- 
ing Friday, November 16. at 6:30 
p.m. in the Recreation Building. 
Each member will say a few 
words about his own research or 
the research of seniors who are 
working under him. 

Sigma Xi plans to appoint a 
committee to study research at 
Wellesley and to investigate the 
possibility of government sub- 
sidies for specialized scientific 
work. Mrs. John Wyckoff of the 
Department of Botany, Treasurer 
of Sigma Xi, announced that Sigma 
Xi will soon hold meetings with 
graduate students in the scientific 
fields and with upperclassmen who 
are doing individual research. 

Miss Helen Kaan, Assistant Pro- 
fessor of Zoology, is in charge of 
the dinner. 



Miss Conant, Spanish Department, 
Reveals Plan of Englih Language 
Institute at University of Mich, 



Communism Spreading in Italy 
Sicilian Student Warns Americans 



by Dot Mott 'U8 



"In Italy the situation is that 
of one road divided in half, part 
tending towards communism, part 
towards democracy. The Amer- 
icans are missing their opportu- 
nity to make Italy follow the road 
to democracy," said Muriel Em- 
ley, discussing conditions in Italy 
after the invasion. From Paler- 
mo, Sicily, where she studied at 
the Royal University, Muriel is 
now at Wellesley primarily to 
learn English, "because she en- 
joys it." 

Because of the weakness and 
decentralization of UNRRA most 
American foodstuffs destined for 
the Italian democratic party have 
fallen into the hands of the Com- 
munists, the strongest group in 
Italy today. Although Italy is a 
strongly Catholic country, "Ital- 
ians still have to eat," Muriel 
commented. "When they can't ex- 
ist, they die, or they join the Com- 
munist party." 

Praising Americans for their 
friendliness and generosity, Mu- 
riel nevertheless blamed them for 
not being able to "see around the 
corner." Further qualifying her 
statement, she said that although' 
they supplied needy Italians with 
food, clothes, and other immediate 
necessities of life, Americans are 
leaving no permanent reforms in 
the national system. Surprising- 
ly enough, high ranking Fascists, 
through the confusion of United 
States authorities, still remain in 
office. 

The black market motivates 
the life of every Italian house- 
wife. Here, at fabulous prices, 
she buys everything from string 
to steak. The only cooperative in 



town (Palermo) is owned by the 
Communists, and one must be a 
party member to deal there. Blam- 
ing high American officials some- 
what for lack of food circulated 
among the common people, Mu- 
riel said: 

"We wouldn't mind if an Amer- 
ican soldier bartered a carton or 
two, but when high American offi- 
cials encourage the black market 
by shutting their eyes to it, then, 
we begin to worry." 

Commenting on the American 
soldiers, Muriel said: 

"They are so informal." She 
talked of the difference between 
the American G.I. and the very 
formal Italian militarist. 

"We are more used to a rigid 
military control and strict set of 
manners. Our soldiers have more 
gold braid than an American gen- 
eral." When asked her first im- 
pression of an American, Muriel 
recounted an incident with a sol- 
dier whom she found in an easy 
chair on her porch one morning. 
When severely reprimanded in 
Italian, and asked just what he 
thought he was doing, the private 
looked up, smiled genially and re- 
plied, "Hello." Muriel admits that 
the conversation didn't progress 
very far. Giving her views on 
the invasion, she remarked, 
"We'd like to go on forever." 
She remarked that the transpor- 
tation was just as good "as in 
Roman times — the people walk." 

Here at Wellesley, she is "a 
sophomore, taking Freshman sub- 
jects, but most probably a junior." 
Asked her plans for the future, 
she replied simply, "I never plan 
ahead." 



"The English Language Institute 
at the University of Michigan is 
practically unique," said Miss Vir- 
ginia Conant of the Department of 
Spanish, who studied as a Resident 
Fellow at the University last year 
in preparation for her doctorate. 
"The plan of the institute is to 
form a center for Latin-American 
students coming to the United 
States." 

"Students learn English in two 
or three months, spending every 
moment with the subject." As 
might be expected, Miss Conant 
pointed out that there is a large 
colony of Spanish students at 
Michigan, some merely stopping off 
to learn English, but many remain- 
ine to studv in other departments. 
"The Institute," she says, "is pro- 
gressive and modern in approach; 
language is a science with them." 
Students planning to teach 
English in Spanish-speaking coun- 
tries are also trained at the In- 
stitute, for "a thorough study of 
our own language as well as know- 
ledge of Spanish, is a prerequisite 
for teaching English in South 
America," explained Miss Conant. 

As a part of Michigan's policy of 
Latin-American cooperation last 
summer, it held a summer session 
at the National University of Mex- 
ico, with the Universities of Texas 
and New Mexico. English speak- 
ing professors, authorities in 

Free Press - 

(Continued from Page 2) 
come come just at the time when 
each Wellesley student is feeling 
the pressure of increased work and 
is making; a conscientious effort 
to uphold the desired academic 
standards. 

3) In regard to the tone: If 
the need had been felt to remind 
the Juniors of their academic re- 
sponsibilities, the same message 
could have been phrased in a much 
more acceptable tone. In this lies 
our main objection. The negative 
attitude of this note failed to 
strike a responsive chord in the 
students and succeeded in antagon- 
izing many of them. Are we be- 
ing dared or encouraged to con- 
tinue our college careers? 

We regret that our first letter 
to the Free Press must be of a 
critical nature. But we are voic- 
ing the protest of parents as well 
as students. 

Seven students . of '47. 



PLYMOUTH 

WILBUR 

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STAGE 

The Joyous Season with Ethel Barrymore. 

Through Nov. 24 
The Mermaids Singing with Walter Abel, Beatrice 

Pearson, etc. Through Nov. 24 
The Day Before Spring, final week 
Oklahoma, through Dec. 15 „ „ .. 

Ballad Singers at Jordan Hall, Sun. aft., Nov. 18 

IN PROSPECT 

"Billion Dollar Baby," musical by Morton Gould, with Mitzi 

Green, Joan McCracken. Opening Nov. 20 
"Ballet Russe Highlights" for four performances beginning Ihui., 

Nov. 22. Headed by Massine 
"Dream Girl" with Betty Field. New comedy by Elmer Rice. 

Opening Nov. 26 for two weeks. 
"Hamlet" with Maurice Evans. Opening Nov. 28 through Dec. 8. 
Bobby Clark in "The Would-Be Gentleman" opening Nov. 27 

NEXT r °THEATRE 8 GUILD PLAY, "Dunnigan's Daughter" with 
Dennis King, Virginia Gilmore, Glenn Anders. Opening Dec. 
10 for two weeks 

James Melton, Nov. 20, eve. 

Marian Anderson, Dec. 2, aft. 

Kreisler, Dec. 8, aft. 

WELLESLEY THEATRE TICKET AGENCY 

WELLESLEY THRIFT SHOP 

34 Church Street Wellesley 

Open Daily 9:30 to 5:30, except tor the 

lunch hour, 11:45 to 12:45 

Ticker, ordered for aH Boston theatres and events ot Symphony Hall. 
25c service fee charged on each ticket 



their respective fields, taught sub- 
jects related to North, Central, and 
South American culture. 

Miss Conant said that the topic 
for her thesis is Eugenio de Sala- 
zar, "a very important public fig- 
ure of the sixteenth century who 
wrote delightful, delicious, reveal- 
ing letters of court life and contem- 
porary times." Sent to the New 
World as a government representa- 
tive, he wrote, "keen, sharp, witty 
observations ot customs." Miss 
Conant does not intend to write a 
biography of de Salazar, but 
rather a study of his writings as a 
revelation of the times. Little has 
been written of this man who lived 
in a period that marked Spain's 
peak, and Miss Conant says that 
she "can hardly wait to get at it!" 

Study of her thesis occupied 
much of Miss Conant's time at the 
University of Michigan, where she 
also brushed up on Italian, French, 
and German. A knowledge of these 
languages is necessary for a doc- 
torate at Michigan, which she hopes 
to complete next year. Miss Conant 
received her M.A. from Columbia, 
and has studied in Mexico. 




Sophs Feature 
Banner at Hop, 
Courtesy of '49 

The "Club '48" motif, around 
which the decorations for the 
Sophomore Hop were built, was 
completed with the Sophomore 
Banner the evening of November 
10. Despite the fact that the ban- 
ner had been in the hands of 
Freshmen that same afternoon, 
and by virtue of a promise to re- 
turn it to the forty-niners on the 
morrow, it hung above the platform 
from which Chappie Arnold and 
his orchestra played. 

During the intermission, mem- 
bers of the Class of '48 presented 
a floor show featuring songs com- 
posed by Jean Emery '48. Jean 
Wiske, Sally Luten and Bea Mem- 
hardt sang the show's theme song 
and vocally introduced Chatsie 
Stone "who, as "Flame," sang sev- 
eral torch songs with the composer 
accompanying. By popular re- 
quest "Emmy" played and sang an- 
other of her songs entitled Kem- 
(Continued on Page 8, Column^ 



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Don't know how they do it but 
HILL AND DALE always manages 
to brighten up these grey Novem- 
ber days. This time it's those won- 
derful 51 gauge rayons which will 
make your heart young and gay. 
Imagine! they wear forever and 
cost but a mere pittance. And 
that's not all . . . the rayons will 
warm your heart while HILL AND 
DALE'S gay red or blue after ski 
sox keep your toes toasty. 

We don't know about you, but 
since it's turned so very cold were 
beginning to feel like Four Below 
Joe. Best solution to this little 
problem is LE BLANC TAXI. 
They'll be glad to tote you from 
campus to 'Vil and thus save you 
from Greenland's icy blasts. Just 
call Wellesley 1600. 

Every year about this time we 
begin to get that wish-we-were 
home-by-the-fireside-with - the - dog 
feeling. GROSS STRAUSS has 
transplanted this comfort of home 
to Wellesley for you. True, they 
couldn't quite manage the fireplace, 
but they have some very cunning 
toy dogs which look very lifelike 
for you to admire. And while 
you're in the shop be sure to take 
a peek at their wonderful Christ- 
mas selection of jewelry, hankies, 
Bergdorf Goodman and Dunhill 
cologne and perfume. It's the best 
collection of Christmas gifts 
we've seen in many an eon. < 

Naturally if you're planning on 
doing Christmas shopping you'll 
need money. If you're anything 
like us you're perenialJy broke and 
have discovered that the bank is 
finicky about cashing checks that 
bounce and it discourages parents 
to advance June's allowance in No- 
vember. So . . . the thing to do is 
trot vour excess clothing and furni- 
ture over to CANDLEWICK 
CABIN next to the Ford Motor 
Co. CANDLEWICK CABIN is 
Wellesley's community furniture 
and clothing exchange and will pay 
you very good prices for our sale- 
able items. 

Don't say we didn't warn you 
when you find out that it's impos- 
sible for you to pack those brass 
andirons and it's also a trifle diffi- 
cult to carry Papa's Turkish 
smoking set on the train. If you're 
you'll have COLLEGE TAXI 
pack or crate these items for you 
and save yourself no end of strain 
and stress. 



Miss Denkinger - 

(Continued from Page 3) 
School for Workers 

Summers Miss Denkinger spends 
variously — sometimes doing re- 
h in England, sometimes 
"just swimming, lobsteiing, and 
fishing." One of the most inter- 
esting ones, she recalls, was spent 
as an instructor at the Bryn 
Mawr School for Workers in In- 
dustry in 1922. In addition to 
her regular English course at the 
school, a committee of the students 
asked her to give a series of lec- 
tures on their free afternoons on 
"just about everything under the 
sun!" 

"The program was enough to 
make any scholar's hair stand on 
end." she exclaims, "but it was 
astonishing how much they seemed 
to get out of it." One week, for 
instance, she would be asked to 
"discuss Greek plays," while at 
the next class meeting she would 
find herself confronted with the 
task of "explaining Dante." "It 
gave you an idea of what the 
Renaissance must have been like. 
It was an awakening, an urgent 
awakening." Tutors followed up 
the general lectures with discus- 
sion groups — "Having delivered 
yourself of some lecture, you 
would have the embarrassment of 
coming out and seeing little knots 
of people all over the campus, try- 
ing to decide on the meaning of 
what you'd said!" 

Mary Elizabeth Blank 

Nothing at Mount Holyoke, 
Wheaton, or Bryn Mawr however, 
quite compared with the "Mary 
Elizabeth Blank" episode of 
Miss Denkinger's Wellesley career. 
From a class of eighteen Fresh- 
men, she continually received 
nineteen papers, the nineteenth en- 
dorsed by Mary Elizabeth, that 
mythical student of Comp Hand- 



THE PEREGRINATING PRESS 




Perry has picked up the story of 
two girls who were so hungry that 
they overlooked a vital detail. They 
were sent into Boston by a well- 
meaning friend who told them that 
two Navy men would be waiting at 
South Station. The friend gave 
them detailed instructions, methods 
of identification, unwritten letters 
of introduction. Sure enough, when 
they arrived, they spotted two 
Najry Air Corps men on the plat- 
form, apparently searching through 
the crowds. "We're the girls from 
Wellesley," said one. "We're starv- 
ing—let's go eat." They were 
half-way through their meal before 
the truth came out that they were 
involved in a case of mistaken 
identity. 

Then there were those six fresh- 
men, getting set for a gala even- 



ing at the movies together, who 
managed to cram all their collec- 
tive sign-out information into one 
of those little boxes on the sign- 
out sheet. 



WORK ROOM HELP 
URGENTLY NEEDED 

The Red Cross Work done 
in Work Room goes to our 
Allies and to liberated coun- 
tries. These people must be 
clothed this winter before cold 
weather starts. Therefore the 
need is urgent for students to 
help finish 100 Baby Layettes! 



Noticing that two of her Junior 
friends were unbelievably scratched 
and bedraggled-looking, Perry ex- 
pressed deep concern. They had 
started out, in good faith, for din- 
ner at Eliot House with their little , 
sisters and, in the search for a 
short cut had become hopelessly in- 
volved with the water tower. They 
are both campus guides. 



There is the story of a sophomore 
who was arguing in class over the 
Book of Exodus. "But Miss Moses," 
she sputtered. "How can you prove 
that George led the Israelites out 
of Egypt?" 



Choir Vespers ■ 

(Continued from Page 5) 
The facility with which Miss Mac- 
donald combines her roles of choir 
director and organist is remark- 
able. She played the famous 
Toccata and Fugue in D Minor 
of Bach with complete mastery of 
its intricate contrapuntal lines. 
Of the Vaughan Williams pieces, 
the gentle Rhosymedre was espe- 
cially well done. 

With all college performances, 
one inevitably regrets that the 
students have not more time to 
devote to practice in order to at- 
tain polish and assurance. 



Scientists Urge 
Cooperation In 
Control of Atom 

A "Statement on the Interna- 
tional Control of Atomic Energy," 
prepared by a group of scientists 
who have throughout the war been 
engaged in scientific research at 
Massachusetts Institute of Tech- 
nology and Harvard University, 
was presented to the public after 
a meeting October 23 in Cam- 
bridge. 

The five basic conclusions which 
these specialists reached as stated 
in the report, are: 1. "Other na- 
tions will be able to produce atom- 
ic bombs." 2. "No effective de- 
fense is possible in atomic war- 
fare." 3 "Safety cannot be ob- 
tained by superiority in atomic 
armament." 4. "Henceforth, war 
will mean the destruction of a 
large fraction of civilization." 
5. "International cooperation of 
an unprecedented kind is neces- 
sary for our survival." 

Want World Organization 

In a statement given to the 
press, the drafting committee stat- 
ed that this is to be their "first 
step in an effort to alert the 
American people and the govern- 
ment to the terrible consequences 
of an armament race with atomic 
weapons." 

They added. "This effort will be 
continued — all over the country. 
In this way, scientists hope to con- 
tribute to the establishment of a 
world organization in which scien- 
tific knowledge will be used, not 
for destruction, but for the bene- 
fit of mankind." 

To Avoid World Disaster 

It is pointed out in the report 
that national control would be a 
dangerous source of suspicion and 
conflict in the immediate future. 
National sovereignty in its tradi- 
tional form must be sacrificed, 
they say, to effective cooperation 
for the prevention of future war 
and its resulting destruction. 

The major scientific principles 
of atomic energy have been pub- 
lished, the report points out, and 
it is merely a matter of time un- 
til scientists in other nations suc- 
ceed in understanding its prop- 
erties and uses. In connection 
with this, the report states that 
there is no known defense against 
atomic energy at present, and that 
the development of such defense 
would necessitate the use of atom- 
ic bombs with resulting destruc- 
tion. Even then, the defense could 
not be complete but would only suc- 
ceed in averting part of the force, 
and the fraction getting through 
would still produce catastrophic 
results. Thirdly, the committee be- 
lieves that in the case of an arm- 
ament race, the result would mere- 
ly be tremendous devastation for 
both the victor and the vanquished. 



book fame. Miss Blank's taste 
ran to burlesque and highly en- 
tertaining assignments; when, 
however, she handed in a source 
theme bibliography, it began to 
seem that perhaps English Com- 
position was monopolizing too 
much of Mary Elizabeth's time. 
Accordingly, "she"— two members 
of the class of '45 — met Miss 
Denkinger ut Seller's, confessed all, 
and ended a budding literary ca- 
reer. Twin dolls now commem- 
orate her in the doll's house which 
Miss Denkinger has furnished for 
her niece and nephew. 



Soph Dance - 

(Continued from Page 7) 
iniscing." Nancy Truax was the 
mistress of ceremonies. 

President Horton, Dean Wilson, 
Dean Lindsay, Valerie Roemer, 
President of the Class of 1948, and 
Nancy Aring, Chairman of the 
Sophomore Hop, were in the receiv- 
ing line from eight till eight-thirty, 
when the dancing started. 

Mrs. George Beggs, Head of 
House at Stone and Mrs. Harry 
Burnett, Head of House of Davis 
were the chaperons. 



Art Critic - 

(Continued from Page 5) 

flatten the figures. 

The compositions of the still 
lifes are, in general, more inter- 
esting that those of the portraits. 
Most of the objects are Chinese 
jades and porcelains and their 
subtle variations of color are very 
skillfully painted. 

Mrs. Karagheusian exhibits 
regularly with the American So- 
ciety of Miniature Painters, the 
National Association of Women 
Painters and Sculptors and mu- 
seums throughout the country. 



Calendar 

Thursday, November 16: * s : i b a.m. 
Chapel. Leader, Jean L». Benneyanl 
•40. *3:40 p.m., Pendleton Hall, Mrs. 
Orde Charles vVIngate, wife ot the 
late Major General Wingate. and a 
British representative at the recent 
Washington conference "" the Pales. 
tine question, win speak on the Pales, 
tine situation. (Forum.) •3:45 p.m., 
Inter-dormitory Crew Races. (Ath- 
letic Association.) 4:00 p.m.. Faculty 
Assembly Riinni, Creen Hall. Aca- 
demic Council. »7:00-7:80 p.m., Claf- 
iln. Spanish Songs. 

Friday, November 10: '8:15 a.m., 
Chapel. Leader, Miss do Banke. 

Saturday. Noveirfoer 17: •SilS a.m., 
Chapel Leader, Mrs. Horton. *2:00- 
5:00 p.m.. Fall Field Day. (Athletic 
\ oclation.) »2:00 p.m.. Atl.!<?ti<- 
Fields. Sports. *:;:.in p.m.. Recrea- 
tion Building. Swimming Demonstra- 
tion. •8:00 P.m., Alumnae Hall. Ju- 
nior Show. 

Sunday, November is: •11:00 a.m.. 
Memorial Chapel. Preacher, Dr. Har- 
old C. Phillips, Tin- First Baptist 
Church. Cleveland. Ohio. •7.30 p.m. 
Memorial Chapel. Candlelight Ves- 
pers. Speaker, Rev. Charles W. F. 
Smith. (Christian Association.) 

Monday. November 11): 4 S :15 a.m.. 
Chapel. Leader, Mrs. Horton. •4:45 

E.m., Pendleton Hall. Poet's Reading 
y David Morton. (Katharine Lee 
Bates Fund.) *7 :00-7 :30 p.m.. Tower 
Court. French Songs. *7:15 p.m., 
Agora House. Lecture. "Jobs and 
Minorities," by Calvin Rftullerson. co- 
chairman of Harvard Street House 
Injerfellowshlp (Interracial group). 
(Christian Association Reconstruction 
Group.) 7:30 p.m., Alumnae Hall 
Ballroom. Open Meeting of Slavic So- 
clety. Evening of Polish dances and 
singing. All members of the college 
community are Invited. *8 :00 p.m., 
Pendleton Hall. Lecture : "Methods of 
Acting." by Cheryl Crawford, pro- 
ducer of the Tempest A discussion 
of the theatre today will follow the 
lecture. (Barnswallows Association.) 

Tuesday. November 20: *8 :15 a.m., 
Chapel. Leader. Miss Austin. 

Wednesday, November 21: *8:15 
a.m.. Chapel. Leader. Dr. J. Burford 
Parry. 

Thursday, November 22. Thanksgiv- 
ing Day: M0:00 a.m., Memorial Chap- 
el. Thanksgiving Service. Preacher. 
Mr. Ernest R. Lacheman. (Christian 
Association.) 




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Irew Races. (Ath- 
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Green M.MI. Aca- 
f;00-T.::n p.m.. Claf- 

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llss de Banke. 
Ijer 17: »8:15 a.m., 
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3:30 P.m.. Recrea- 
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Teacher, Dr. Hai- 
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, Minn.) 

r 19: *8:15 a.m.. 
Horton. •■J-.4;, 
Poefi Reading 
(Katharine Lee 
7 :30 P.m.. Tower 
IgS. '7:15 p.m., 
lure. "Jobs ami 
n RauHeraon, co- 
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erraclal group) 
n Reconstruction 
Alumnae Hall 
Ing Of Slavic So- 
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